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Cheap Novelties The Pleasures of Urban Decay

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ISBN-10: 1770462635

ISBN-13: 9781770462632

Edition: 2016

Authors: Ben Katchor

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The classic graphic novel by the landmark cartoonist is back in print for its twenty-fifth anniversaryCheap Novelties is an early testament to Ben Katchor's extraordinary prescience as both a gifted cartoonist and an astute urban chronicler. Rumpled, middle-aged Julius Knipl photographs a vanishing city--an urban landscape of low-rent apartment buildings, obsolete industries, monuments to forgotten people and events, and countless sources of inexpensive food. In Katchor's signature pen and ink wash style, Cheap Novelties is a portrait of what we have lost to gentrification, globalization, and the malling of America that is as moving today as it was twenty-five years ago.In 1991, the…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly Publications
Publication date: 9/27/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 112
Size: 7.62" wide x 9.60" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 1.782